Bomb Exploded In South Dinajpur's Tapan, 3 Injured
- Bomb exploded in South Dinajpur’s Tapan, injuring three people, explosions were reported from Cooch Behar and Shibbari as well, seriously injuring one woman voter.
- Bombings reported in Cooch Behar’s Atiabari panchayat area.
- A CPM worker and his wife were burned to death in Namkahana ahead of voting alleged CPM, while a Congress candidate was arrested in Malda for resorting to violence.
- A Trinamool Congress candidate and his brother were stabbed with a sharp object in South 24 Parganas. The duo is undergoing treatment at Chittaranjan Hospital with severe injuries on the back and head. The family members claimed that nearly 12 people barged into their house last night and attacked the brothers.
- Complain of rigging at Bagda’s Govindapur booth number 93 and 94.
- Outsiders tried to enter the booth at Asaru Panchayat in North 24 Parganas.
- Congress candidate is stopped to enter the booth by TMC Goons at Chanchal in Maldah, alleged congress.
- Clashes breaks out in Uluberia in many booths.
- CPM supporters named Debu Das and Usha Das set on fire by TMC goons alleged CPM.
- BJP agents are stopped to enter the polling booths number-142 and 144 in Mahishadal’s Betkunud area.
- Clashes erupts in North Dinajpur between RSP and TMC.
- Violence Breaks out in Bhangor. Allegation of Booth capture by TMC.
- Voters queue up outside a polling booth in North 24 Parganas district ahead of voting for Panchayat elections in 20 districts of WestBengal.
- Violence breaks out in Cooch Behar’s Dinhata area. Two injured in this violence.
Kolkata: West Bengal continued to remain on the edge hours before polling for the panchayat election starts at 7am on Monday.
Overnight clashes were reported in West Midnapore, Malda and South and North 24-Parganas. Three persons were killed two in West Midnapore and one in Malda. While police said one West Midnapore death happened due to personal enmity, BJP claimed the victim was their supporter and lodged an FIR naming Trinamool supporters.
The renewed spectre of violence which erupted in Bhangar on Friday not only refused to ebb but spread state-wide even as cops hit the street to restore confidence among an anxious electorate. Police teams conducted route marches in all volatile zones.---